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Arms control/proliferation

Global Days of Action on Military Spending

Apr 10, 2020


The Global Days of Action on Military Spending are observed by groups around the world that are opposed to the bloated military budgets of their countries. 

More information on the campaign can be found here. 

Please check back for more details on how these days will be observed in DC. The website above includes information on events related to the campaign going on in other cities in the U.S. and around the world. 

"The Nuns, The Priests, and The Bombs" documentary

Nov 30, 2017
Free screening in Washington, D.C.

Free screening of the new documentary by Helen Young about the lives of five peace activists, including two Catholic sisters and Father Bill Bichsel or “Bix” as he is known by his friends, as they wage their own war on nuclear weapons.  

Thursday, November 30, 2017
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST

Carnegie Institute of Washington
1530 P Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20005

Pat Cunningham and peace demonstrators at JeJu Island

Korea: Moving from crisis to peace

The following article is written by Irish Columban missionary priest Pat Cunningham, SSC, who lives and works in Seoul, South Korea. Father Cunningham is an active member of the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative and the Catholic solidarity movement for peace on the Korean peninsula which opposes the construction of a military base to host U.S. military ships and personnel on the beautiful island of Jeju.


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